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January 16, 1984 | Volume 60, Issue 2

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Joe Theismann Cover - Sports Illustrated January 16, 1984

January 16, 1984 | Jonathan Walters
You've got tosses, flips, flings, slings, lobs, heaves and Hail Marys. You can do it sidearm, underhand, overhand and behind the back. When you try a tough one and hit it, it can be one of the...

January 16, 1984
2, 3—Manny Millan (left). Rich Clarkson4—Mike Zagaris9—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman14, 15—Heinz Kluetmeier16, 17—Heinz Kluetmeier (bottom left). Ronald C. Modra (2)18, 19—Ronald C. Modra...

January 16, 1984 | Compiled by IVAN MAISEL
PRO BASKETBALL—The teams with the best and worst records in the NBA reversed courses. Philadelphia, which began the week at 22-7, lost two of four and fell two games behind Boston in the Atlantic...

January 16, 1984
TYREESE KNOXDALY CITY, CALIF.Tyreese, a 6-foot, 200-pound senior at Jefferson High, gained 280 yards in 35 carries and scored two touchdowns in the Indians' 24-6 win over Terra Nova High to set...

January 16, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
A&M'S TWELFTH MANSir: Now that the football season is over, please update Douglas S. Looney's story on Texas A&M that ran in your special football issue (Sept. 1). How did the Twelfth Man...

January 16, 1984 | Paul Zimmerman
San Francisco's fourth-quarter heroics went for naught as the Redskins won 24-21 with more than a little help from some dubious penalties

January 16, 1984 | Ralph Wiley
Al Davis didn't waste time. Unwilling to wait for the postgame locker-room mob to disperse, Davis, the managing general partner of the Raiders, threaded his way through the feverish and the...

January 16, 1984
DEE-fense! In El Paso, Anthony Rosser of U.S. International is about to get stuffed by UTEP's Dave Feitl, while in Las Vegas, Kansas City's Larry Drew snuffs the jumper of Utah's Jerry Eaves.

January 16, 1984 | Curry Kirkpatrick
Like its famed Texas Western forebears of '65-66, unbeaten UTEP is winning with ornery defense and hard rebounding

January 16, 1984 | Dan Jenkins
The Tucson match-play tournament was custom-made for Tom Watson

January 16, 1984 | Craig Neff
The U.S. broke years of dominance by East Germany with some bold strokes at the International meet

January 16, 1984 | William Taaffe
Brent Musburger, television sports' most visible talking head, may be Mr. Goodperson to viewers but he can be Mr. Nasty to CBS colleagues

January 16, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
Andy Hayt, who was among the SI photographers covering last week's Seahawks-Raiders NFL playoff game (his photo is at the top of page 21) and who contributed to the USFL piece (page 78), is one of...

January 16, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
Avery Brundage was one of the finest athletes this country has produced. Only his timing was off—in Stockholm in 1912 he competed on the same Olympic team as Jim Thorpe and in the same events, the...

January 16, 1984 | William Oscar Johnson
Pro football's new league is dogging hot prospects with big dough, and the NFL is beginning to battle back

January 16, 1984 | Anthony Cotton
Utah, which used to blow only cold, now has some very hot numbers

January 16, 1984 | Ralph Wiley
Noted cager Michael Cage is home away from home in fair San Diego

January 16, 1984 | Roger Jackson

January 16, 1984 | Roger Jackson
PHIL SMITH: New Mexico's senior guard scored 69 points, converting 24 of 37 shots from the field and 21 of 25 free throws, and had 22 assists as the Lobos defeated USIU, Pan American and Loyola...

January 16, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
UNIFORM RESULTSIn a college football bowl week marked by a string of memorable upsets, the closest we could come to discerning any kind of constant was this: Five of the last six bowl games were...

January 16, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•World B. Free, Cleveland Cavaliers guard, praising Washington Bullets rookie Jeff Malone: "He reminds me of a young me."

January 16, 1984 | Joan Ackermann-Blount